Warrant: FBI argues that hackers could have targeted Anthony Weiner
To secure a search warrant for electronic devices owned by politician Anthony Weiner, the FBI argued that hackers may break into his computer and steal private communications relevant to an ongoing investigation, according to a newly unsealed warrant filing from October.
Faced with encrypted devices, cops choose warranted smash and grabs
It's clear that the increasingly popular security technology poses significant challenges for law enforcement. In both the US and UK, cops chose to circumvent the technology entirely by way of "lawful mugging."